The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0882/12

Product:  Lighting chain "Christmas Lighting by Somogyi"


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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Lighting chains

Brand: Somogyi Elektronic

Type / number of model:  KIF 35/B

Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
The product poses a risk of electric shock and fire since:

·         the insulation of the external wiring is not suitable and has only basic insulation

·         live contacts of the lamp holders can become free and accessible

·         the flame resistance of the plastic parts of the lamp sockets is not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Withdrawal of the product from the market.

Description:  Lighting chain with 35 replaceable lamps. Packaging: cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Hungary